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Outreach Programs. Military Overseas Seamless Transition General (includes TAP/DTAP) Former POWs Agent Orange Gulf War Veterans. Outreach Programs (cont.). Women Veterans Minority Veterans Homeless Veterans Incarcerated Veterans Elderly Veterans Dependents & Survivors.

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Outreach programs

Outreach Programs

  • Military

    • Overseas

    • Seamless Transition

    • General (includes TAP/DTAP)

  • Former POWs

  • Agent Orange

  • Gulf War Veterans


Outreach programs cont

Outreach Programs (cont.)

  • Women Veterans

  • Minority Veterans

  • Homeless Veterans

  • Incarcerated Veterans

  • Elderly Veterans

  • Dependents & Survivors


Vba outreach

VBA Outreach

Upon enlistment

While on active duty

180 days prior to discharge

Prior to separation or retirement

Upon separation or retirement

45 and 66 days and 55 wks after discharge

180 days after discharge

  • VA Pamphlet, A Summary of VA Benefits

  • SGLI election w/summary of all benefit programs

  • MGIB benefit information

  • MGIB benefit information sent

  • May begin Benefits Delivery at Discharge (BDD) process

  • Personal letter from Secretary to all OEF/OIF veterans

  • “Welcome Home Package”

    • Letter from Secretary

    • VA benefits pamphlet

    • Benefits timetable

  • MGIB benefit information sent

  • Letter to current VA home loan holders

  • Follow-up benefits letter with pamphlet and timetable

  • Transition Assistance Program (TAP) briefings (required for Army MEB)

  • Disabled Transition Assistance Program (DTAP) briefings

  • Demobilization briefings

  • Letter to SMs entered in PEB process

  • Briefings to Army’s Warrior Transition Units

  • Counselors at MTFs for Seriously Injured

  • Early VR&E intervention/ Coming Home to Work

  • Notification of need to convert from Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance to Veterans’ Group Life Insurance

  • MGIB benefit information sent to enrollees after 12 and 24 months active duty

    • Includes home loan program information

  • Other outreach to Guard/Reserve

    • Benefits briefings at town hall meetings, family readiness groups, unit drills

    • VA-trained NG Transition Assistance Advisors provide benefits information

    • Counselors at post deployment health reassessments

  • General Outreach

  • VBA Website - www.vba.va.gov

  • VBA distributes copies of VA Benefits Pamphlet to Social Security Administration (SSA) offices

  • VA/SSA offices refer veterans and their spouse between agencies

  • VA Pamphlet placed in all ROs and VHA facilities

  • First-Time Applicants

  • Information sent about other potential benefits

  • Notification of VA Disability Rating

  • Information on Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program

  • VA contacts veterans who, based on their rating, may be eligible for the Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) grant program

  • SAH eligible veterans informed of Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance


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